ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Christian leaders denounce the recent wave of anti-BDS legislation

from Friends of Sabeel, North America [NOTE: Pax Christi USA has signed onto this statement.] Laws that target Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, a powerful tool for standing with the oppressed, threaten our constitutional rights. As Christian leaders we have long used the non-violent instruments of boycott and divestment in our work for justice and peace. … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Christian leaders denounce the recent wave of anti-BDS legislation

ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Grasping for peace in the Holy Land

by Judy Coode Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns Our first week in the Holy Land has whooshed by. We’ve talked with Palestinians (and a couple Israelis); processed along the separation wall; visited a hilltop of resistance (Tent of Nations) and a hilltop of community (Neve Shalom); prayed at the sites of Jesus’ birth, miracles, passion … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Grasping for peace in the Holy Land